The Impact Food Photography Kit offers a compact, basic setup with a fluorescent lamp head and a versatile stand that will allow you to shoot your own cuisine or a wide variety of tabletop items. You can enhance the head's quality of light with an optional diffusion source such as Impact's 33" or 43" White Translucent Umbrella or one of Impact's line of collapsible reflectors.
The Impact Convertible Boom Arm/Light Stand is a triple-duty support that can serve as a 13' light stand or as an overhead boom capable of supporting a small light head such as the included fluorescent fixture at an extension of almost 3.0' from the center of the stand. Alternately, you can bounce the light off of a reflector or pump it through diffusers up to 60" by supporting them with the stand's spring clips.
The Single Socket Fluorescent Fixture comes with a 26W compact fluorescent lamp with a daylight balanced color temperature of 5,000K. The fixture's bracket tilts and locks into position and features a standard 5/8" receiver that mounts on any 5/8" stud or accessory.
Impact Single Socket Fluorescent Fixture
The Single Socket Fluorescent Fixture from Impact is a lightweight fixture in a polycarbonate housing designed to accept Edison-base compact fluorescent lamps. It can be used with up to 105W CFL bulbs. The fixture's bracket tilts and locks into position and features a standard 5/8" receiver that mounts on any 5/8" stud or accessory.
Impact Multiboom Light Stand and Reflector Holder - 13' (4m)
This is an Impact Convertible Boom Arm/Light Stand. As a light stand, it can support a small or medium light head to a height of 13' (4 m). Raise the second section completely, click, and it is a boom stand. As a boom, it can hold a small light head to an extension of almost 3' from the center of the stand. It is a reflector holder by means of its two clips, which can support an Impact, Flexfill, or Photoflex light disc as large as 60". A hole at the end of the arm allows an optional counterweight to be hung, for greater stability.
Instructions for Using This Stand as a Boom
1. Loosen the large long handle in the middle of the stand.
2. Loosen the top-most section of the stand. Pull that section all the way up.
3. Pull! - swing it horizontally for the boom feature, and lock it for the desired setup.
Eiko SP27/50K Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (27W/120V)
The Eiko SP27/50K Spiral Fluorescent lamp (27/120V) is an Edison base (E26) screw-in bulb, for the SP Systems Cool Light, Interfit, Impact, Bowens Tri-Lite, or any other floodlight fixture that can accept a large bulb. The lamp has a color temperature of 5000° and an average life of 10,000 hours. This lamp is not for use with dimmers, electronic timers, photocells, totally enclosed fixtures, motion/occupancy sensors, or where directly exposed to water.